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What is Running Late?Running Late is a live, weekly radio program heard on WBWC 88.3 FM, The Sting. Broadcasting from Berea, Ohio. You can listen online when the show is on the air. Our regular time slot is Saturday nights from 1a.m. to 3a.m. (est).
Who are the hosts?Todd Richards hosts the program.
Mike Lowell is the news anchor.
Karen Tait is the announcer.
What happened to Brian Giese? Brian Giese is no longer a co-host on the program, but will still appear on the program occasionally. Other Running Late alumni include Kristen Roth and Dawn Hayes.
What kind of music is played on Running Late?Running Late features singer-songwriter music from the modern rock, blues, folk, and jazz genres of the music world. We strive to play music that you probably won't hear on other radio stations.
Click here to see the playlists.
What else is heard on Running Late? About a third of each hour discussing everything from televison and movies to current events and video games. The discussion is fun and hopefully informative. Plus, Running Late features A.P. Radio News at the beginning of each hour.
I heard you interviewing a recording artist on the show - who was that? All of us at RL love to talk to the people whom make and support the great music on the show. Check the playlist for the show you heard, it should list who was on the air. Guests on previous Running Late episodes (in alpahbetical order) include:

A3 (aka Alabama 3), Oleta Adams, Art Alexakis (of Everclear), Steve Amedee (of The Subdudes), Jon Anderson (of YES), Alexis Antes, Alan Anton (of Cowboy Junkies), Ben Arthur,

The B-52's, David Baerwald, Tom Bailey (ex Thompson Twins), Eric Bazilian (of The Hooters), Ray Benson (Asleep At The Wheel), Liz Berlin (of Rusted Root), Adele Bertei, Gary U.S. Bonds, Ken Block (of Sister Hazel), Butterfly Boucher, Paul Brady, Jonatha Brooke, Cindy Bullens, Clem Burke (of Blondie), Billy Burnette,

Michael Carabello (Santana Blues Band), Will Calhoun (of Living Colour), Brandi Carlile, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Paul Carrack, Paddy Casey, Emilio Castillo (of Tower Of Power), Martin Chambers (of The Pretenders), Matthew Chojnacki (author: Put The Needle On The Record), The Chasers, Craig Chaquico, Toni Childs, Robin Clark, Johnny Clegg, Bruce Cockburn, Jeff Coffin (of Bela Fleck And The Flecktones), Adam Cohen, Marc Cohn, Paula Cole, Shawn Colvin, Aaron Comess (of Spin Doctors), Tim Cook (of The Subdudes), Robert Cray, Josh Cunningham (of The Waifs), Cy Curnin (of The Fixx), Justin Currie (ex Del Amitri), Catie Curtis,

Alana Davis, Anne E. DeChant, Carol Decker (T'Pau), Deco Halo, Anthony DeCurtis (from Rolling Stone Magazine), Rocco Deluca (Rocco Deluca & The Burden), Linford Detweiler (of Over The Rhine), Luther Dickinson (of North Mississippi All Stars), Chris Difford (of Squeeze), Thomas Dolby, Ivan Doroschuk (of Men Without Hats), Geoff Downes (The Buggles/Asia),

Nathen East (of Fourplay), Spike Edney (of SAS Band), Jonathan Elias, Kyler England (of The Rescues), Rich Engler Melissa Etheridge, Alejandro Escovedo, Exit,

Jon Farriss (of INXS), Tim Farriss (of INXS), Andra Faye (of Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women), Bryan Ferry (of Roxy Music), Jeff Finlin, Anton Fig (of The CBS Orchestra), Joe Firstman, Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), Shane Fontayne (formerly of Lone Justice), Robben Ford, Julia Fordham, Jen Foster, Four Good Men, Chris Frantz (of Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club), Martin Fry (of ABC),

Reeves Gabrels (ex Tin Machine), Jeffrey Gaines, Rob Giles (of The Rescues), Thea Gilmore, Corey Glover (of Living Colour), Dan Gonzalez, Lou Gramm (formerly of Foreigner), Chad Gracey (of LIVE), Jackie Greene, Robbie Grey (of Modern English),

Steve Hackett, Daryl Hall (Daryl Hall, John Oates), Emmylou Harris, Brad Hargreaves (of Third Eye Blind), Richie Havens, Sophie B. Hawkins, Colin Hay (formerly of Men At Work), Nona Hendryx, Ari Hest, Will Hoge, Deborah Holland (formerly of Animal Logic), Nicky Holland, Wendel Holmes (of The Holmes Brothers), Bruce Hornsby, Hothouse Flowers, Garth Hudson (of The Band), Rob Hyman (of The Hooters/Largo),

Indigo Girls, Ernie Isley,

Rob James (of The Clarks), The Jellybricks, Luke Jenner (of The Rapture), John Jennings (RIP), Howard Jones, Kenny Jones (of The Jones Gang), Sass Jordan,

Jorma Kaukonen (of Hot Tuna/ex- Jefferson Airplane), Jim Kerr (of Simple Minds), Jennifer Kimball, The King, Simon Kirke (of Bad Company), Davy Knowles (of Back Door Slam), Ed Kowalczyk (of LIVE),

Paul Langlois (of The Tragically Hip), Greg Laswell, Cyndi Lauper, Bettye LaVette, Bernie Leadon, Fred LeBlanc (of Cowboy Mouth), Jessica Lee, Will Lee (of The CBS Orchestra/Fab Faux), Adrian Legg, Katrina Leskanich (ex-Katrina & The Waves), Elliot Lewis (fmr. Average White Band/Hall & Oates), Tony Lewis (of The Outfield), Sam Llanas (fmr. The BoDeans), Lisa Loeb, Eddie Lundon (of China Crisis), Eric Lowen (RIP), Lowen & Navarro, Charlie Lowell (of Jars Of Clay), David Lowery (Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven), Steve Lukeather (of Toto),

Tommy Malone (of The Subdudes), Janet Macoska (Cleveland Rock Photojournalist), Aimee Mann, Phil Manzanera (of Roxy Music), Kate Markowitz, Dave Mason (ex-Traffic), John Mayer, Edwin McCain, Andy McClusky (of OMD), Daryl "DMC" McDaniels (of Run DMC), Robbie McIntosh (formerly of The Pretenders/Paul McCartney), Roger McGuinn (ex Byrds), Ricky McKinnie (of The Blind Boys Of Alabama), Maria McKee, Sarah Mclachlan, Mighty Sam McClain, Shannon McNally, Kris Meyers (of Umphrey's McGee), Brett Michaels (of Poison), Dominic Miller, Dan Miraldi, Todd Park Mohr (of Big Head Todd And The Monsters), Ruth Moody (of The Wailin' Jennys), Allison Moorer, Shawn Mullins,

Mato Nanji (of Indigenous), Dan Navarro, Me'Shell N'degeocello, Bob Neuwirth, Charles Neville, Cyril Neville, Ivan Neville (all of the Neville Brothers), Brian Nevin (of Big Head Todd And The Monsters), Simon Nicol (of Fairport Convention), Patrick Norman (of Rusted Root),

John Oates (Daryl Hall, John Oates), Mike Olszewski (author of RADIO DAZE), Mrs. Barbara Orbison, Joan Osborne, Dona Oxford,

Raul Pacheco (of OzoMatli), Henry Padovani (ex-The Police), David Paich (of Toto), Jim Page, Martin Page, Richard Page (formerly of Mr. Mister), Carl Palmer (of ELP/Asia/CP Band), John Parr, Alan Parsons (Alan Parsons Live Project), John Payne (formerly of Asia), Kirk Pengilly (of INXS), Michael Penn, Mike Peters (of The Alarm), Madeleine Peyroux, Glen Phillips (of Toad The Wet Sproket/Mutual Admiration Society), Sam Phillips, Barry Pivitt (of Carbon Leaf),

Amy Ray, Dan Reed, The Refugees, Paul Richards (of California Guitar Trio), Stephanie Richards, Rob Rienhart (host of Acoustic Cafe), Jason Ringenberg (formerly of Jason And The Scorchers), Paul Riser, Dave Ritz, Rich Robinson (ex-Black Crowes), Vito Roccoforte (of The Rapture), Lee Rocker (of Stray Cats), Paul Rodgers (of Bad Company), Carrie Rodriguez, Joe Rohan, Ed Roland (of Collective Soul), Gregg Rolie (Santana Blues Band, Journey), Suzi & Lisa Ronson, Carmen Ruest (of Cirque Du Soleil: Saltimbanco), Todd Rundgren, Mike Rutherford (Genesis/M1k3 & Th3 M3chan1c5),

Bob Santelli (of Experience Music Project), Michael Score (A Flock Of Seagulls), Jacques Seguin (Cirque Du Soleil: DELIRIUM), Charlie Sexton, Martin Sexton, Maia Sharp, Todd Sharp, Tommy Shaw (of Styx/Damn Yankees), Jake Shears (of Scissor Sisters), Billy Sherwood (YES/Yoso), Tom Shipley (Brewer & Shipley), Michelle Shocked, Jane Siberry, Alex Skolnick (of Alex Skolnick Trio/ Trans-Siberian Orchestra/ Testement), Eliot Sloan (of Blessed Union Of Souls), Todd Smallwood (of The Mick Fleetwood Band), Curt Smith (of Tears For Fears/Mayfield), Mindy Smith, Amy Speace, Judson Spence, Jill Sobule, Phil Solem (of The Rembrandts), Sons Of Dan, JD Souther, Billy Squier, Rob Squires (of Big Head Todd And The Monsters), Trevor Steele (of The Escape Club), Steven Kellogg And The Sixers, Andy Stochansky, Robin Stone, Marty Stuart, Daryl Stuermer, Susie Suh, Susan Sulley (of The Human League), Andy Summers (of The Police), Matthew Sweet, Scott Sylvester,

Andy Taylor (formerly of Duran Duran), John Taylor (of Duran Duran), Neil Taylor, Tears For Fears, Susan Tedeschi, Benmont Tench (of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Chester Thompson, Glenn Tilbrook (of Squeeze), Margo Timmins (of Cowboy Junkies), Derek Trucks, Will Turpin (of Collective Soul),

David Uosikkinen (of The Hooters/In The Pocket), Midge Ure,

Kathy Valentine (of the GoGos), Jimmie Vaughan, Suzanne Vega, Rick Vito (ex Fleetwood Mac/The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band),

Dave Wakeling (English Beat/General Public), Rick Wakeman (of Yes), John Waite, Wang Chung, Bob Welch (RIP), Bob Weston (RIP), Jim Weider (of The Band), David Wilcox, Austin Willacy, Dar Williams, Mars Williams (of Liquid Soul), Robin & Linda Williams (from Prarie Home Companion), Daphne Willis, Ann & Nancy Wilson (both of Heart), Ray Wilson (formerly of Stilskin/Genesis), Carolyn Wonderland, Peter Wolf, Eric Woolfson (Alan Parsons Project)(RIP), Victor Wooten (Bela Fleck & The Flecktones),

Jeff Young, Paul Young, Warren Zanes, Mike Zito, and Andrea Zonn
Was that Todd on some of the WBWC summer marathons broadcasts?Yes! In fact, you can see some of the shows he's hosted by clicking here!
What is the Running Late Rest Stop?The Running Late Rest Stop is an area of the web site (hosted by Yahoo!) allowing listeners to interact with us online. We appreciate all the input that RL listeners provide. Along with the chat areas, there are also areas for posting pictures, adding dates to our calendar, and posting messages. Stop by anytime, the RL Rest Stop is open 24hrs/7 days :-)
You might even bump into the Running Late crew!
Why do I need a membership to the Running Late Rest Stop?The Running Late Rest Stop requires a sign-in name and password for use of some areas. There is NO COST to you to sign up. In fact it is possible to just peek in at the site without a membership, but not all sections will be available to you.
Is Running Late on Facebook?Yes! It's known as Running Late on 883FM, you'll find show member postings here.!
Can I search the Running Late web site?
WWW RunningLate.org
When did the first Running Late air? Running Late started in the fall of 1997. The shows' design, website, best-of compliations, promotional items (in The Running Late Store) et al are copyright 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 : Brian Giese/Todd Richards, and Copyright 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017: Todd Richards.
Why is this F.A.Q. so short? (How can I find out more?) We're constantly updating the page. Of course you can find out more about the program by reading other pages on the Running Late web site. If you need some more specific information, send an e-mail to runninglate@runninglate.org.